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What is a final drive?

A final drive is an assembly of gears that plays a crucial role within a machine's drive train by transferring power to the tires or tracks while providing speed reduction and torque increase.  Located in the machine’s undercarriage, a final drive can be powered by hydraulics or using power transferred from the engine.

What Parts Make Up A Final Drive?

Inside a final driveA final drive is made up of the pinion gear, ring gear, carrier gear, planetary gears, shafts, bearings, and a housing.  Hydraulic units can also come with a travel motor.